Population growth projected on African continent as world hits 8 billion • FRANCE 24 English

In tonight’s edition: As a jailed Egytian breaks his 7-month long hunger strike, Egypt’s human rights record comes into the spotlight, as the COP27 climate summit continues. Senegal recently imposed a price cap on various goods from food to rent, as inflation continues to bite in the country. And the world has officially surpassed 8 billion inhabitants. As the global population grows, the majority of that growth is projected to come from 5 countries on the African continent.


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